Antioch Home Destroyed By Lightning

ANTIOCH, TN — Middle Tennessee was spared extensive damage during Tuesday night’s severe storms, though a home in Antioch was struck by lightning, sparking a fire that destroyed it.

Nashville Fire crews responded to the home on Mallard Creek Court shortly after 9 p.m.

The family of five escaped unharmed, but the home was a total loss. Nearby homes sustained minor damage.

Windy conditions made the fire particularly difficult to fight, according to NFD officials.

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